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Dr. Steven Heine's new book is titled "Dogen: Japan’s Original Zen Teacher" (Shambhala 2021)


Dr. Steven Heine’s latest book, Dogen: Japan’s Original Zen Teacher, will be available on December 21, 2021. Click here to access the book details from Shambhala Publications.

"A Pandemic Picture Show": FIU Hubert Library Exhibit showcases work by Asian Studies MA Alumnus


An new exhibit at FIU's Glenn Hubert Library titled "A Pandemic Picture Show" includes photography taken by Asian Studies Alumnus, George F. Pearson (MA 2018). His photographs were taken in Naniwa, Osaka, Japan. Click here to check out the digital exhibition!

Congratulations to Claudia Lau for the 2021 FIU Adjunct Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching!


Every year the Office of the Provost recognizes the outstanding work of FIU faculty for their excellence in teaching at the university. We are proud to announce that this year Asian Studies Adjunct Lecturer Claudia Lau has received the Adjunct Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching. Click here to read more.

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